Football


Sean Bubin
Sean Bubin
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rantoul, Ill.

High School:
Rantoul

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 300

Position:
Offensive Limeman

Experience:
1-1

? The Sporting News Second-Team All-Big Ten

2002: Started every game for the Illini at left tackle ? Helped set school total offense record with 5,356 yards for an average of 446.3 per game, topping the 5,000 mark for the second straight season and only two times in school history ? Total offense ranked ninth in the country and passing average of 282.3 yards per game ranked 16th ? Aided running back Antoineo Harris to single-season rushing record with 1,330 yards.

2001: Started all 12 games at left tackle in his first season as a full-time starter ... Allowed just one sack during the season while protecting the quarterback?s blindside ? Offensive line ranked second in the conference with only 16 sacks allowed (1.3 per game) and held four defenses without a sack ? Team posted over 5,000 yards of total offense for the first time in over 51 years ? Passing and scoring offense ranked second in the conference ? Team averaged 32.5 points per game, the most in school history.

2000: Played in all 11 games, primarily on special teams ? Lined up for 27 offensive snaps ? Totaled six knockdowns.

1999: Redshirted the 1999 season.

High School: 1997 and 1998 first-team all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune and Illinois High School Coaches Association ? A two-time News-Gazette all-area selection ? Two-time All-Big 12 Conference offensive and defensive line selection ? Named Rantoul MVP as a senior ? Named to Prep Star All-American team ? First-team ESPN All-American Prep squad ? Chicago Sun-Times "Top 100" selection ? Helped lead Rantoul to state playoffs as a senior ? Played offensive line, defensive line and tight end for Coach Terry Workman ? Earned eight varsity letters, including three in football, two in track and three in basketball.

Personal: Full given name is Sean Christopher Bubin ? Born Jan. 26, 1981 in Houston, Texas ? Brother, Aaron, played football at Southern Illinois . . . Parents are Barry and Janet Bubin, owners of Miko Restaurant in Champaign . . . Majoring in leisure studies/sports management ? Enjoys drawing and cooking.

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